You’ll find us in Howick, 
East Auckland, New Zealand                               (09) 576 9506                                                          

Open every day
from 10am to last admission 4pm
(unless advised differently)

You’ll find us in Howick,
East Auckland, New Zealand

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  • Brit & Euro Car Show and Village Fete

    Village Fete and Brit and Euro Car Show - 3rd March 10am-4pm
    The Brit and Euro Car Show attracts 1000's of people and we are having our annual Fete on this day,  Join us today as we celebrate Children's Day with all the fun of a fair such as our pie eating competition and coconut shy and much more, see our events below for more details. With a special entry fee of $8 per person and children free, this is a great day out for the whole family.
    Upcoming Events:
    Meet the Villagers - Luck of the Irish - March 17th
    Easter Egg-citement - Meet the Villagers Live Day - April 21st

Why visitors love to come to our Historical Village

  • Meet the Villagers

    Experience village life in 19th Century New Zealand. Interact with villagers in period costumes as they go about daily tasks, play Victorian era children’s games, perhaps watch Fencible soldiers go through their drills, or enjoy a marching band.

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  • School Visits

    Kids, it’s time to put down your cellphone and pick up the chalk! Our school visitors get to experience interactive classroom learning in the 1840-1880 period.

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  • Weddings

    Live in the 21st century, but get married in the finery and elegance of the 19th Century.

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Upcoming Events

  • Meet the Villagers
  • The Grounds
  • The Buildings
  • Inside the Buildings

Celebrate your event in our historical surroundings

  • Brindle Cottage

    Built in 1852, this small one room cottage with connecting room and kitchen is the ideal space for birthday parties and social events.


  • Buildings & Grounds

    The grass lawns throughout the village provide a peaceful venue for weddings and functions. The pond and rustic cottages provide a picturesque backdrop for photographs.


  • Historic Bell House

    It may have been built in 1851 but this authentic Victorian homestead has all the facilities and  technology you need for a 21st Century meeting, function, wedding, seminar or exhibition.

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  • Historic Church

    Get married in in our 1867 church. Painted white walls and wooden pews create the perfect setting for those wedding memories and photos.


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icon time blueOpen every day
from 10am to 4pm
(last admission &
unless advised differently)


Where we are

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Howick Historical Village

Bells Road

Lloyd Elsmore Park



New Zealand